man in the mirror

Pat Morley, Founder and Author of Man In the Mirror

🎤 Pat Morley came from a tough family environment. But, it helped motivate him to be of the top real estate developers in Florida in the 1990s. He dressed like he was on the cover of GQ Magazine and was very active in the Orlando community. Morley started a small Bible study at a local […]

Growth Strategies

7 Practical Growth Strategies for Prosperity

📄 1. Strategic Planning In the 1980’s, Truett Cathy and his company, Chick-Fil-A, had a decline in sales for the first time since its founding in 1946. The frustration led him to take his key staff and board members to a Strategic Planning session. After two days of talking and praying, they agreed only on […]

untold secret

Check Out the “Untold Secret” Many People Are Being Inspired by This Book

🎤 🎦 Listen to John Beehner’s 20-minute overview of some of the key elements of The Untold Secret book. He’s speaking to a breakfast Bible study group.   Here John and Brig talk about the highlights of their new book. The book talks about the secret that Jesus shared and the Biblical explanation for business […]

Pat Kelly

Developing Key Leaders for Fast Track – Pat Kelly

🎤 Pat Kelly tells an amazing story about building a company by growing and sharing with people the fruit of their success. Pat was raised at Virginia Home for Boys. He became CEO of the starter company known as Physician Sales and Service (PSS). The company went from a vision of 3 men to $2 […]

Managing Time

Managing Time – Who’s Got The Monkey by Hal Burrows

🎤 This humorous audio is a timeless classic in management education. Corporations have used the course content internally for decades.  Hal Burrows is a retired management professional and speaker who spoke nationally on managing time.  The Oncken Corporation has offered the course. The Harvard Business Review printed the article by the same name, written by […]

Purpose-Driven Entrepreneur

Purpose-Driven Entrepreneur – Illustration of Principles

The Purpose-Driven Entrepreneur is downloadable at this link. It is designed to provide each and every business person with beneficial tools for running a business, becoming a successful CEO, aligning the world’s standards to Christian standards, and more. Please use these resources in your own work environment and share them with others. Our hope is to […]

risk and failure

On Risk and Failure – Steve Jobs

🎦 Steve Jobs rose to become one of our most successful entrepreneurs in recent history. This is part of an early interview is his Apple career where he talks about the initiative he took as a 12-year-old.  It’s what he perceives as a key difference between those who fail and those who succeed. Perfect application […]

Calvin Bryant

Latest Internet & Web Marketing – Calvin Bryant

🎤 Calvin Bryant is a professional who has owned his own firm in graphics and web design for 21 years and has had as many as 18 people working for him.  He started very young, fresh out of school, and worked with many top ministries, including Joel Osteen. Contact info: calvin.bryant@c7creative.com 704-691-4601       […]

John Reinhold

Medi-Share Success – the Dr. John Reinhold Story

🎤 Dr. John Reinhold is the founder and retired CEO of Christian Care Ministry, known best as Medi-Share, which is a non-profit group that helps Christians with medical coverage in a cooperative style rather than an insurance company. They have over 60,000 members and are pro-active in helping members to Improve their health. This is […]

The Freedom Revolution

The Freedom Revolution…Rocking our World

🎤 John Beehner, Founder of Wise Counsel, felt called to write The Freedom Revolution … Rocking our World, which was written in 2011. The book is about the inspiring events leading countries to Freedom influenced by the Church and transforming nations amidst chaos and tragedy. John is interviewed by Jon Bosworth and Jimbo Stockton. (2 […]

Curt Coleman

From Business Collapse to World Importer – Curt Coleman

🎤 Curt Coleman, founder of Go Fish import retail stores, has one of the most dramatic stories we have ever heard. Curt had several successful Hair Salons in different parts of the country. That business crashed when his reputation was destroyed by the death of a gay employee. Miraculously, God had a better plan to use […]

Jim Dismore

Business: God’s Way or Your Way? – Jim Dismore

🎤 Jim Dismore shares at a talk with a Wise Counsel Group which we also presented to our Marketplace Witness radio show audience. In 1964, Jim was hired by Sam Walton as his third executive before opening Wal-Mart’s 4th store.  Convicted to change by the Lord, he left Wal-Mart 12 years later to eventually form […]

Stu Epperson

Humble Beginnings to National Radio Network – Stu Epperson

🎦 At 78, Stu Epperson has an amazing story of a man with humble beginnings. He is co-founder of the Salem Radio network with over 100 stations which carries Christian or conservative programming. Speaking at the Wise Counsel Boot Camp, he talks about the early years with his brother, moonshine, experiences in college, and the […]

Dr. Ted Prince

Why Most CEOs Fail and Few Succeed – Dr. Ted Prince

🎦 Dr. Ted Prince is founder of Perth Leadership Institute. He is from Australia but has spent over 30 years in the USA. During the growth years of Hi-Tech companies on Wall Street in the 90’s, he had the opportunity to serve on 8 different boards helping to hire the CEO. Many of the CEOs […]

Business Growth

The Ups & Downs of Business Growth – John Beehner

🎦 After John Beehner, founder of Wise Counsel, sold the TEC Florida business, he discovered the three cornerstones of building a business on a solid foundation in writing his first book. This video on the ups & downs of business growth was recorded in 2000 on VHS and transferred to MP4 for this website. John […]

John Rivers

The Secret to the Sauce – John Rivers, Founder & CEO

🎦 John Rivers spent many years in the healthcare industry and became president of a large pharmaceutical company that he grew to $2 billion in sales and then sold in a big merger. While he stayed the two next years, he gained a heart to help raise money for non-profits and churches through his favorite […]

Don Soderquist

Don Soderquist, Former COO of Wal-Mart: Ethical Leadership

🎦 Don Soderquist was COO of Wal-Mart under Sam Walton and brought many years of stability during its breakthrough years of profound growth. Wal-Mart is today the largest company in the world. Don was vice chairman and chief operating officer before ultimately becoming senior vice chairman. Continuing the legacy of Sam Walton as “keeper of […]

Bill Pollard

Servant Leadership – Bill Pollard, Former CEO of Service Masters

🎦 Bill Pollard is the former CEO of Service Masters, a multi-billion dollar service company based in Chicago. He authored Soul of the Firm, among other books that have been a great influence on many of us in Wise Counsel. Service Masters was founded by two believers who create a corporate mission to honor God and His […]

profit from values

How To Profit From Values by John Beehner

🎦 This video on how to profit from values was recorded on VHS in 1998. It was after John Beehner had published his first book, called True Wealth by the Book. With the development of this site, his recording was converted to MP4 for viewing here.  This was one of the first talks John shared […]

Business Growth from American & Biblical Values - John Beehner

Business Growth from American & Biblical Values – John Beehner

🎦 John Beehner shares in 1999 at the first Believers in Jacksonville Conference with 300 executives that he organized.  Here he shares many of the founding principals he discovered in praying, researching and crying out to the Lord for wisdom in his calling to write his first book, True Wealth By the Book. John had sold […]

Horst Schulze

7 Steps to Create Excellence – Horst Schulze from Ritz Carlton

🎦 Horst Schulze shares the “7 steps that create Excellence” from his personal experiences in building the Ritz Carlton Hotel group and his Christian Values. Horst Schulze is a unique and outstanding former President of Ritz Carlton. He was raised in Germany. As a very young man, he was trained and started as a busboy, […]

Os Hillman

Os Hillman – Power of the Staff

🎦 Os Hillman has written nearly a dozen books and is considered the grandfather or founder of the Marketplace Ministries movement in the USA beginning in 1997. His daily devotional “Today God is First” (TGIF) is read by 200,000 of people with his writings and studies of how the word of God applies in the […]

Joseph Calling

Os Hillman – The Joseph Calling

🎦 Os Hillman has written nearly a dozen books and is considered the grandfather or founder of the Marketplace Ministries movement in the USA beginning in 1997. His daily devotional “Today God is First” (TGIF) is read by 200,000 of people with his writings and studies of how the word of God applies in the […]

Strategic Plan Packet for Entrepreneurs

Download Strategic Plan Pre-Work Packet. Our free Strategic Planning Pre-Work Packet is designed for entrepreneurs to review their vision and mission by department goals and numbers compared to recent years. Skip the pages that don’t apply to your company or combine department goals. Our passion is to stimulate your thinking and give worksheet examples. Suggestion: […]

Open Book Management

Open Book Management – Creating A Company Of Entrepreneurs

🎦 Comment by John Beehner, Founder of Wise Counsel: John Case, a business author, does a good job of explaining what I believe is an excellent model for dynamic business success, “Open Book Management.” I believe it is the best Biblical model I have ever seen in working with over 400 different companies over 35 years. […]

will you answer

When He Knocks, Will You Answer? Horst Schulze from Ritz Carlton

🎦 When he knocks, will you answer is a tremendous, personal story by Horst Schulze. Horst is a unique and outstanding former President of Ritz Carlton raised in Germany. As a very young man, he trained and started as a busboy. He started moving up and was later promoted to management levels in some of the […]

Tom Hill

Tom Hill – Building Character In Business

🎦 Tom Hill is CEO of Kimray, a company that his father-in-law started in Oklahoma City. They are manufacturers with over 100 employees who build valves for the oil and gas industry. Here is a clip called “Character First.” This clip is further explained in the second Tom Hill video.   During a recessionary time in […]

Pat Robertson

Three Laws of Business Success – Pat Robertson

🎦 How Pat Robertson founded the Christian Broadcast Network (CBN) is an amazing story of faith, trust, and obedience. A willingness to give up everything and follow the Lord with 3 kids from a successful life as an attorney in corporate America, sell everything and just pick up and move without many details or instructions […]

Chick-fil-A

The Truett Cathy Story of Chick-fil-A

🎦 Comments from John Beehner, founder of Wise Counsel: I had the privilege of having Truett Cathy, founder of Chick-fil-A come to speak to our CEO Wise Counsel members in 1988. Totally open and honest about his life and business. I also had the privilege to interview Dan Cathy twice and take Wise Counsel to meet him […]

Suicide Failure

Brig Hart: From a Suicide Failure to Inspiring Icon in Business and Faith

🎦 Brig Hart: From a Suicide Failure to Inspiring Icon in Business and Faith Brig Hart dreamed of having his father’s love and approval, but he never got it. After years of searching for ways to fill the void, Brig finally found the love he longed for in a relationship with God… Original Source from: […]

RECESSION

What a Lousy RECESSION Diet!

📄 A few years ago, I was sharing with a local banker that, with the downturn (recession) in the economy, the Lord has put us on a BIG diet. The “Grace Period” of irresponsible lending and borrowing was over; there is a price to pay. The grace period had ended and we could no longer […]

fruitful

Teach Me How to Be Fruitful

📄 The evidence is profound that the best and most healthy companies in the world follow Biblical Principles. Check out the books Built to Last and Good to Great by Jim Collins’ student research team and you will see how the values of visionary companies (Visions come from the Lord) are successful. According to their […]

cash flow

“Good Book” Cash Flow 24-7

📄 Practical Principles and Tactics for your Business I’ve had the privilege of working with over 300 Entrepreneurs in small–to mid-size companies for over 25 years while operating my own businesses in the process. So some of what I share here are mistakes I’ve made or seen others get tripped on. So I will begin […]

How to Keep Customers Coming Back

How to Keep Customers Coming Back – Randy Drew

🎦 Randy Drew, CEO of Parc Management – How to Keep Customers Coming Back Learn how Randy builds relationships with his 9,000 employees in 25 amusement parks across the country.      

Earl Pitts

Wealth, Riches and Money – Earl Pitts

🎦 In this video, Earl Pitts, a former Executive with IBM and author of Wealth, Riches and Money, tells of about his study and research of the Bible with Wise Counsel in a meeting in Windsor, Canada years ago.  He shares the principles of how the Lord would want us to be good stewards of […]

one spark

One Spark – Dynamic Business Growth by Giving

🎦 Learn how David Hill and his company grows an average of 45% a year as his over 100 employees share Random Acts of Kindness through his “One Spark” program. Hover over the link below and click to expand to full screen to watch the second video. Click Here To Watch Second Video!

Banking Regulations

Surviving new Banking Regulations – Bennett Brown

🎦 Bennett Brown has been the founder of two mid-size Community Banks in North East Florida and CEO of two others, with assets of $200 million to $1 billion. Since the downturn on the economy beginning in 2008, banking regulations and the industry have changed dramatically. Bennett shares some of the government regulation issues that […]

Ed Kobel

From No Father to The Father who guides Billions – Ed Kobel

🎦 Ed Kobel’s life could be a dramatic Hollywood movie because it grips the hearts of so many believers. He was conceived out of wedlock and never met his father because the Lord had his hand on Ed, calling him to take care of his mother. Making money in real estate was not on his […]

Quaker Oats story

Long Preparation for Harvest – Quaker Oats story – Henry P. Crowell

📄 Henry P. Crowell had seven years of preparation to reach the good soil. In the early 1900s, his father died of tuberculosis. The doctors warned Henry that there was a very good chance that in his early twenties, he would get the same disease. The best cure would be for him to leave Cleveland, […]

Entrepreneur with ADD

Can an Entrepreneur with ADD Make It?

📄 Discouragement comes from all sides–other people, past failures, and negative thoughts that demoralize us. Satan speaks to our minds and uses the garbage we have collected from negative experiences to tell us how we will fail. He wants us to fail or be handcuffed, thus avoiding God’s real call and plan for our lives. […]

Herb Kelleher

Can a Lawyer build an Airline ? – Herb Kelleher

📄 Herb Kelleher’s experience is an in-depth trial of perseverance through rocky and thorny soils. In only 5 years, he created one of the most dynamic businesses in the 21st century. Herb was a lawyer by training who, for many years, had a secret passion to have his own business. It was as if he […]

Linda Rios Brook

Life Changing Turnaround – Linda Rios Brook

📄 Linda Rios Brook spent many years in network television working with ABC, CBS, and NBC as the president and general manager of affiliates in Texas, Florida, and Minnesota. In 1991, she found herself in the middle of a frenzy in both the secular and Christian media about a Bible study she led in the […]

creator

There is a Creator who Orchestrates Success

📄 We were all created to do the will of the Father. The Lord is so patient in waiting for us to get our acts together. He gives us multiple chances to come home. Good works are for the manifestation of the character of God, will of God, and the power of God. Noble acts […]

Marketing Strategy

No. 1 Marketing Strategy to Win Customers

📄 Love is the Key  In Gary Chapman’s book The 5 Love Languages, he describes how men and women have a different understanding of love. The 5 love languages are represented by: words of affirmation quality time, listening acts of service gifts physical touch In business growth, we can also show our love through: Providing good […]

Men with a Legacy

Men with a Legacy Obedient to the Grand Design

📄 Founding Fathers The founding fathers came to realize that initiating and winning the war for independence was through the call, conviction, and grace of God. Through great struggle and sacrifice, they knew they must be obedient to the Lord’s plan to create a new nation founded on freedom and His principles. All 56 signers […]

Inspiring stories from Visionaries

📄 Howard Schultz and Starbucks have built their success on Howard’s vision from his trip to Milan, Italy.  It’s his enthusiasm and commitment to them that is contagious and inspires his employees to be both friendly and motivated. Herb Kelleher, founder and former CEO of Southwest, was intense, humorous, and genuine in sharing the spirit […]

spiritual bailout package

Spiritual Bailout Package – John Beehner

🎤 🎦 Written in 2009 during the height of the economic crisis in the USA, when there was a call for the President and Congress to pass an economic bailout package to create jobs for millions of Americans.  John Beehner felt the Lord was telling him that we needed a spiritual bailout package instead so […]

employee engagement

The Keys to Employee Engagement and Performance

  📄 When it comes to being a living legend and achieving your true wealth, why do some people succeed and others fail? How do successful business people flesh out God’s visions, thoughts, and ideas that He’s placed in their heart and soul? We understand that both natural and human seeds grow to reproduce additional […]

Bryan Hickox

Bryan Hickox, Winner of 7 Emmy’s in Hollywood

🎦 Bryan Hickox, raised in California, always wanted to be in the movies ever since his Dad worked in the early days of TV.  In his testimony, he tells of the ups and downs and the pastor who inspired him to find the Lord.  Bryan has produced over 75 movies and won 7 Emmy Award. He […]

Good Hiring Practices

48 Keys to Good Hiring Practices

📄 An NFL team drafts 10 players, sign 15 free agents, 44 players from last year, 20 players from taxi squad, and scouted an average of 4,000 college players each year. How many candidates do you look at? Follow these 48 Keys to Good Hiring Practices:     Avoid 3-minute “snap, emotional” decisions (first impression by appearance, […]

Practical Ways to Manage for Purpose

8 Practical Ways to Manage for Purpose

📄 We don’t have all the answers but we’ll share some insights to give you a glimpse of our perspective and discernment on Practical Ways to Manage for Purpose: Key from our perspective It’s not just the strategy, goals, and ideas we employ. It is their congruence with the principal of God––the more we follow […]

Pastors Take Requests

Should Pastors Take Requests from their Congregation?

📄 I have heard Pastors say, “And don’t send me any emails on this.”  It seems like a number of Pastors have their own agenda and we are going to get the full dose of their teachings whether a congregation needs it or not.  Of course, that is not all bad because good Pastors want […]

overcoming grief

Overcoming Grief and Shock to Find and Share Joy

🎦 Lisa Darrell, District Manager of ADP: Learn how Lisa lost her 18-year-old son while she was preaching on Sunday and it took her through a near-death grief to ministering to hundreds of others today about overcoming grief. Click Here To Watch Video with Slideshow! Double Click the video to view full screen. From a Wise […]

Proven Strategies for Growth

23 Proven Strategies for Growth

📄 In an effort to provide you with a clear understanding of the ways in which to succeed in business, we’ve created 23 proven strategies for growth you should use if you want to be successful and peaceful in business. Please feel free to share this PDF with your own business friends.